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Compass Group, North America DIRECTOR DINING SERVICES, RELO & SIGNING BONUS in AURORA, Illinois

Posted Date: Nov 24, 2020

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  • We have an opening for a* DIRECTOR DINING SERVICES *position.

  • Location: AURORA, IL , Aurora University /Note: online applications accepted only./

  • /Requirement: Campus dining/ Hospital background required/

  • /Relocation assistance offered and $10K signing bonus/

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Chartwells Higher Education brings fresh ideas and innovative concepts to higher education foodservice. We have quickly established ourselves as the leading college and university foodservice partner in the industry, and were twice named the Fastest Growing Brand by Nations Restaurant News. While we reflect on a proud past, we keep a keen eye on what is yet to come, especially in the areas of culinary development and nutrition. We foster development in a setting where mobility, teamwork, and communication flourish.

Full time associates at Chartwells Higher Education are offered many fantastic benefits such as:

  • Medical

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)

  • Commuter Benefits

  • Wellness Program

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Life Insurance for Associates and Eligible Dependents

  • Short Term Disability (STD) and Long Term Disability (LTD)

  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance

  • Discount Marketplace

  • And other voluntary benefits

Job Summary

The Sr. Director of Dining Services is responsible for overseeing the day to day Foodservice operations. You will manage and lead a team of employees, and also be responsible for managing client relationships, profitability of the account, and talent development.

*Key Responsibilities/:/ *

  • Operates the department in accordance with the approved budget, while providing the client with the maximum value for the dollars spent

  • Ensures that the food offered to the students is of superior quality

  • Directs and conducts safety, sanitation, and maintenance programs

  • Maintains excellent relationships with clients as well as other departments within the community

  • Promotes the professional growth and development of the entire team

  • Fosters strong inter-departmental relations and integrate the dining service department with the facility plan of operations

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent years of additional experience

  • Minimum of five years of Proven Leadership expertise

  • Higher Education/Healthcare background required

  • Two to four years of direct foodservice operational management experience with inventory and purchasing knowledge and control

  • Strong knowledge of food and catering trends with a focus on quality, production, sanitation, food cost controls, and presentation

  • Knowledge of P&L accountability and contract-managed service experience is desirable

  • ServSafe┬« certified a plus

  • Must be forward thinking, proactive and the face of the Company

About Compass Group: Achieving leadership in the foodservice industry

Compass Group is an equal opportunity employer. At Compass, we are committed to treating all Applicants and Associates fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.

Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of this position satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation. Disclaimer: this job post is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all essential responsibilities, skills, tasks, or requirements associated with this position. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the position posted, the Company reserves the right to modify or change the essential functions of the job based on business necessity. /*Los Angeles applicants: Compass Group will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box ordinance)./

Req ID: 411203

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